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Brian Michael Bendis
Goldfish [originally published in A.K.A. Goldfish, issues 1-5 in 1995] (graphic novel) 1998
Fortune and Glory [originally published in Fortune and Glory, issues 1-3 in 1999-2000] (graphic novel) 2000
Torso: A True Crime Graphic Novel [co-written with Marc Andreyko; originally published in Jinx: Torso, issues 1-6 in 2000] (graphic novel) 2002

Kurt Busiek
Marvels [illustrated by Alex Ross; originally published in Marvels, issues 0, 1-4 in 1994] (graphic novel) 1994

Howard Chaykin
American Flagg! Hard Times [originally published in American Flagg!, issues 1-3 in 1983] (graphic novel) 1985

Chris Claremont
X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills [illustrated by Brent Anderson] (graphic novel) 1982

Daniel Clowes
Ghost World [originally published in Eightball, issues 11-18 in 1993] (graphic novel) 1998
David Boring [originally published in Eightball, issues 19-21 in 1999] (graphic novel) 2000

Robert Crumb
The Life & Death of Fritz the Cat (graphic novel) 1993
*R. Crumb's America (graphic novel) 1995; revised edition, 1997

Will Eisner
A Contract with God (graphic novel) 1978
Comics and Sequential Art (criticism) 1985
The Spirit: Will Eisner's Spirit Archives, Volume I [originally published as serialized Spirit stories in 1940-1941] (graphic novel) 2000

Warren Ellis
Transmetropolitan: Back on the Street [illustrated by Darick Robertson; originally published in Transmetropolitan, issues 1-3 in 1998] (graphic novel) 1998
Planetary: All Over the World and Other Stories [illustrated by John Cassaday; originally published in Planetary, issues 1-6 in 1998] (graphic novel) 1999

Garth Ennis
Preacher: Gone to Texas [illustrated by Steve Dillon; originally published in Preacher, issues 1-7 in 1995] (graphic novel) 1996

Neil Gaiman
Violent Cases: Words and Pictures [illustrated by Dave McKean] (graphic novel) 1987
The Sandman: Book I: Preludes and Nocturnes [illustrated by Sam Keith and Mike Dringenberg; originally published in Sandman, issues 1-8 in 1988-1989] (graphic novel) 1991
The Sandman: Book III: Dream Country [illustrated by Kelley Jones, Charles Vess, and Colleen Doran; originally published in Sandman, issues 17-20 in 1990] (graphic novel) 1991
Death: The High Cost of Living [illustrated by Chris Bachalo; originally published in Death: The High Cost of Living, issues 1-3 in 1993] (graphic novel) 1994
The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch: A Romance [illustrated by Dave McKean] (graphic novel) 1994

Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez
Love and Rockets: Volume 1: Music for Mechanics [originally published in Love and Rockets, issues 1-2 in 1981] (graphic novel) 1985

Jack Jackson
Comanche Moon (graphic novel) 1979
Los Tejanos (graphic novel) 1982

Joe Kubert
Fax from Sarajevo (graphic novel) 1998

Scott McCloud
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (criticism) 1993
Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology are Revolutionizing an Art Form (criticism) 2000

Mike Mignola
Hellboy: Seed of Destruction [originally published in Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, issues 1-4 in 1993] (graphic novel) 1994
Hellboy: Wake the Devil [originally published in Hellboy: Wake the Devil, issues 1-5 in 1996] (graphic novel) 1997

Frank Miller
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns [originally published in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, issues 1-4 in 1986] (graphic novel) 1986
Daredevil: Born Again [originally published in Daredevil, issues 227-233 in 1986] (graphic novel) 1987
Elektra: Assassin [illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz; originally published in Elektra: Assassin, issues 1-8 in 1986-1987] (graphic novel) 1987
Sin City [originally published in Dark Horse Presents, issues 51-63 in 1992] (graphic novel) 1993
Give Me Liberty [illustrated by Dave Gibbons; originally published in Give Me Liberty, issues 1-4 in 1990-1991] (graphic novel) 1995

Alan Moore
Watchmen [illustrated by Dave Gibbons; originally published in Watchmen, issues 1-12 in 1986-1987] (graphic novel) 1987
Batman: The Killing Joke [illustrated by Brian Bolland] (graphic novel) 1988
Brought to Light [illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz] (graphic novel) 1988
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Vendetta [illustrated by David Lloyd; originally published in V for Vendetta, issues 1-10 in 1988] (graphic novel) 1990
From Hell [illustrated by Eddie Campbell; originally published in From Hell, issues 1-10 and From Hell: The Dance of the Gull-Catchers in 1991-1998] (graphic novel) 1999
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 [illustrated by Kevin O'Neill; originally published in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, issues 1-5 in 1999-2000] (graphic novel) 2001

Pepe Moreno
Batman: Digital Justice (graphic novel) 1990

Grant Morrison
Arkham Asylum [illustrated by Dave McKean] (graphic novel) 1989

Katsuhiro Otomo
Akira: Volume 1 [originally published in Young magazine in 1982-1983] (graphic novel) 2000

Harvey Pekar
From Off the Streets of Cleveland Comes … American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar [illustrated by various artists, including Robert Crumb, Frank Stack and Joe Sacco] (graphic novel) 1986
Our Cancer Year [co-written with Joyce Babner; illustrated by Frank Stack] (graphic novel) 1994

Roger Sabin
Adult Comics: An Introduction (history and criticism) 1993
Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels: A History of Comic Art (history and criticism) 2001

Joe Sacco
Palestine [originally published in Palestine issues 1-9 in 1993-1994] (graphic novel) 1995
Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995 (graphic novel) 2000

Mike Saenz
Iron Man: Crash (graphic novel) 1988

Marjane Satrapi
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (graphic novel) 2003

Dave Sim
Cerebus: Book One [originally published in Cerebus, issues 1-25 in 1977-1981] (graphic novel) 1991

Art Spiegelman
Maus: A Survivor's Tale I: My Father Bleeds History (graphic novel) 1986
Maus: A Survivor's Tale II: And Here My Troubles Began (graphic novel) 1991

Mark Waid
Kingdom Come [illustrated by Alex Ross; originally published in Kingdom Come, issues 1-4 in 1996] (graphic novel) 1997

Chris Ware
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth [originally published in Acme Novelty Library, issues 1, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 11-14 in 1995-1998] (graphic novel) 1999

*Collects stories that originally appeared in such magazines as Arcade,CoEvolution,Despair Comics,Motor City, and Zap between 1967 and 1997.

†Early versions of chapters 1 through 6 originally appeared in Raw magazine between 1980 and 1985. The chapter “Prisoner on the Hell Planet” originally appeared in Short Order Comix #1 in 1973.

‡Early versions of chapters 1 through 4 originally appeared in Raw magazine between 1986 and 1991.




Criticism: Overviews And General Studies